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A sign of the times

If you have travelled through Healesville on the Maroondah Highway over the past few months, you would have noticed a nice sign wishing a...

Music festival goes online

A free live stream concert series is coming for Yarra Ranges music lovers who are missing the live music scene. Healesville Music Festival, in partnership...

Community anger at speed changes

More calls have come for speed limit changes along the Maroondah Highway to be scrapped until further community consultation takes place. Earlier this year, VicRoads...

Calls for logging legislation clarity

Timber industry associations are seeking more clarity around native timber harvesting legislation following a recent VicForests court case. On 27 May, the Federal Court found...

New hospitality centre up and running

Aspiring master chefs at Cire Community School’s Yarra Junction campus are cooking up a storm with the opening of a new hospitality training centre. Non-for-profit...

Truck rollover

The Melba Highway, Yarra Glen is closed to traffic in both directions between Healesville-Yarra Glen Road and MacIntyre Lane following a truck rollover. Motorists are...

Yarra Valley’s gin heading to Sydney

Healesville’s Four Pillars is heading to Sydney as the world class gin producer plans to open at a new location. The new Four Pillars will...

Popular sites to close once again

Parks Victoria will close the 1000 Steps and Redwood Forest for over two weeks due to physical distancing concerns. From 5 June until 11.59pm on...

Less rain came our way in May

Despite a wet end to the month, monthly rainfall in the region was lower than last year according to Healesville’s Alma Mitchell. Ms Mitchell recorded...

Jobs on the way

Yarra Ranges Council will be hiring more than 160 support workers impacted by Covid-19, thanks to the Victorian Government’s Working for Victoria initiative. Council was...

A step up in mental health

A new mental health service, Steps Outer East, will cater for people in Maroondah, Knox and Yarra Ranges. The new service is funded by Eastern...

Tap her on the shoulder

With Victorian local government elections proceeding in October 2020 the Victorian Local Governance Association (VLGA) is committed to continuing to support councils and communities in...

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Old Man River keeps the ball rolling

Despite plenty of rain in recent times, and some other courses in the neighbourhood being quite wet, the Warburton Golf Club course is holding...